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Tuition & Fees

2020-2021 Prosthodontic Program 1st Year Educational Expense Budget
Tuition Fee $74,974
General Fee $3,452
Instruments $8,138
Dental Clinical Fee $700
Prosthodontics/Clinical Supply Fee $6,000
Technology Fee $980
Room and Board $23,114
Books and Supplies $2,004
Transportation $1,248
Personal $3,371
Total $123,981

Tuition Fee: Full-time attendance at Penn Dental Medicine.

General Fee: Assessed to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and directly funds Penn’s non-instructional student support services. The General Fee for full-time students provides them with full access to a wide variety of services and resources, including counseling and wellness, multicultural resource centers, student activities, recreation and fitness, career services, learning support, and much more.

Instrument Management Service Fee: Required instrumentation and sterilization services.

Technology Fee: Established to advance and improve technology at Penn Dental Medicine.

Dental Clinical Fee: Covers a variety of expenses related to clinical practice including disposable gowns, lab coats, materials and other expenses.

Room and Board: Estimated reflects an average cost of room and board.

Books and Supplies: Estimated cost for required textbooks and supplies.

Personal: Personal expenses, cell phone allowance, immunizations, etc.

Transportation: Covers expenses related to getting to and from school.

Health Insurance: Covers insurance through the University of Pennsylvania. (All full time students are required to have adequate health insurance).

Clinical Fee: Covers usage of Student Health Services.

Conferences: Estimated cost of attendance for annual conference and transportation.

Computer: Cost for required computer and software.

Board Registration: Board Examination in the third year.

Additional Instruments and Equipment: Articluator, Tripod with Teeth, Loopes, and other equipment for program.

Annual Stipend

As part of the Advanced Prosthodontic Residency program, each resident will receive an annual stipend. The full stipend amount is $26,000, plus employee benefits (medical, dental, vision, and life insurance) at a rate of 34% (additional $9,000), for a total annual compensation of $35,000.

Additional costs directly related to attending our program may necessitate an increase in the educational budget in order to be able to borrow additional funding. Please contact the Office of Student Life to discuss the process necessary to apply for a budget increase.

The health insurance is based on single person coverage at the University of Pennsylvania. If you need family coverage the fee will be higher and you may need to request a budget increase. Please contact Penn Dental Medicine’s Office of Student Life and Academic Affairs at 215-898-9988. by email.

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